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By the time AU
's mentor, Professor Alexander,
died (deeply upset about Hitler's rule in Germany), she had met another father-figure and important friend, the poet Walter de la Mare
. She also developed friendships...
greatly admired Walter de la Mare
and they began to correspond in 1921, shortly before she published an essay on him in the English Review. She made several visits to his home at...
Friends from HW
's time at Somerville
included Maude Clarke
, whom she had known as a child and whose Oxford position had been one of the incentives to go there, and archaelogist Helen Lorimer
knew T. S. Eliot
well enough to enjoy a courtly encounter with him at a bus stop, but she felt his great innovations had not necessarily been a good thing for English poetry, and...